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GMB's Alex Beresford is forced to isolate with his son, 11, as his ex-wife tests positive for coronavirus

GOOD Morning Britain's Alex Beresford is self-isolating at home with his son after his ex-wife tested positive for coronavirus.

Alex, who presents the weather on GMB on Thursday and Friday, is hunkering down with his 11-year-old son, Cruz.

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"[Sic] Over the weekend my sons mother tested positive for coronavirus," Alex announced on Twitter.

"As he moves between households I will now be self isolating with my son who came to stay with me this weekend.

"Currently we don't have any symptoms. First and foremost we wish Natalia a speedy recovery."

As he stayed home with his son, the presenter also revealed he was struggling to get food delivered to his home.



"No @Tesco delivery slots in my area until 9th Feb, no click and collection until Thursday. Isolation problems!" he shared with his his Twitter followers.

Alex's brush with Covid comes just weeks after he underwent surgery for a tonsillectomy – the removal of both tonsils from the back of the mouth.

Along with a selfie of himself in the hospital bed, the dad-of-one wrote at the time: "Tonsillectomy Completed! Feeling groggy! All remedies welcome."

Alex revealed that he had secretly split from his wife Natalia back in June, admitting that he felt "really lonely" after the break-up in an interview for the Britain Get Talking podcast.

In the chat, the star spoke to newsreader Kylie Pentelow, who asked if he was looking for love.

The GMB favourite replied: "It's been a massive learning curve, I didn't think at the age of 20 that when I was approaching 40, I would be in this situation.

"The age of 40, you'll be married, you'll be a grown up, you'll have a kid or two, your life is going to be set. I'm not old, I don't feel old, it's a bit daunting.

Alex revealed that he had secretly split from his wife Natalia back in June, admitting that he felt "really lonely" after the break-up in an interview for the Britain Get Talking podcast.

In the chat, the star spoke to newsreader Kylie Pentelow, who asked if he was looking for love.

The GMB favourite replied: "It's been a massive learning curve, I didn't think at the age of 20 that when I was approaching 40, I would be in this situation.

"The age of 40, you'll be married, you'll be a grown up, you'll have a kid or two, your life is going to be set. I'm not old, I don't feel old, it's a bit daunting.

"But we've been in lockdown, so even if I wanted to go on a date, I couldn't go on a date.

"I don't want to grow old on my own, life is for sharing and it'd be great to meet someone in the future but they have to be right for me, right for Cruz."

Alex and Natalia share Cruz, and Alex faced further heartache when he was unable to see his son for two weeks when his ex developed coronavirus symptoms in 2020.

He also praised the friends who have supported him through the split, revealing that they had desperately tried to make things work with his wife before they ultimately decided to "part ways" last year.

However, they carried on living together for months after the decision was made.

Explaining that he and Natalia had been together for "a long time", Alex continued: "I've realised how strong I am, but I am only strong because of the people I have behind me.

"As we kind of moved into the summer, myself and Natalia decided we were going to part ways, which, you know me – I'm not a quitter, and I hate quitting things.

"We tried to work through things, but at some point you realise the best thing to do for everybody is walk away, but walking away is never easy."

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